Skip to comments.New Law Prompts Calif. County to Halt All Weddings ( Kern County )
Posted on 06/14/2008 5:34:18 AM PDT by kellynla
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Heterosexual couples are rushing to get married in a conservative California county that plans to halt all civil wedding ceremonies as gay marriage is set to be legalized.
Kern County Clerk Ann Barnett says Friday is the last day the county will perform civil weddings.
Starting Tuesday, when the California Supreme Court's order legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect, Kern will issue new gender-neutral marriage licenses as required by law. But couples seeking to get hitched will have to go somewhere else for the ceremony.
Barnett says the increased demand for ceremonies would overwhelm her staff and pose office security risks. She made the announcement after learning she could not marry only couples of her choosing.
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Ann Barnett is a brave woman. Godspeed to her.
Wow! If county clerk is an elected position, just imagine the issue during a race, times how many counties in the USA.
Soon to be followed by specie neutral licenses as required by law I'm sure
Good for her! These deviants need to realize that the majority of people find their choice repulsive. If you want to be a pervert, then keep it confined to your own home, don’t try to pretend you are normal or inflict your nonsense on the rest of society.
God Bless her.
I disagree. I think she's a patsy and doing exactly what the homosexual lobby wants: stopping marriage altogether.
I hear the bigoted snobbery in that statement. Who are you to say that I shouldn't be allowed to marry that rich widow's cat? We're in love, and bigots like you won't stop us from being married.
/ half kidding, half not
Yes, and I'm not sure she is aware of the danger she has subjected herself and her family to. The leftists will not only sue to have her fired, but will try to destroy her personal life and that of her family members.
No one can hate like the left can.
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